Gov. Andrew Cuomo distanced himself from the aide, Joseph Percoco, but the governor’s sister and close allies quietly funded the aide’s legal fight.
The breach was the latest in a string of attacks targeting businesses critical to American infrastructure.
The correction officers are accused of taking thousands of dollars in bribes to sneak contraband into the city’s jails.
Con artists and swindlers have long captured headlines in Spain. Now the country has a novel solution: A rehabilitation program aiming to “reinsert” corrupt officials back into society.
We need strong laws and clear regulations to shed light on this megapowerful sector of the global economy.
Jasiel F. Correia II, who at 24 was the Massachusetts city’s youngest mayor, was convicted of charges related to extorting marijuana vendors and defrauding investors.
The officers, one of them retired, funneled work to a tow truck company for kickbacks and sold car crash victims’ personal information, prosecutors say.
A lawyer known as the D.W.I. Dude pocketed money that he told drug dealers would be used to bribe officials, prosecutors said.
President Cyril Ramaphosa is testifying about graft during his predecessor’s tenure, in what analysts have characterized as a battle for the soul of the governing African National Congress.
A disciplinary committee put the Southern California program on probation for two years in connection with a 2017 investigation into corruption in college hoops.
A young woman from a modest background gets a long prison term. The powerful officials who paid her draw lighter punishment. The Chinese public has questions.
Prosecutors accused Victor Rivera of enriching himself through kickbacks as he led one of the largest homeless shelter operations in New York City.
Nicolas Sarkozy was accused of trying to obtain confidential information from a judge by offering to help him land a job.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel returned to court with a general election just weeks away. The trial is viewed by many as a test of the nation’s judicial system.
Mr. Silver, who once dominated state politics as the speaker of the New York Assembly, was convicted of taking illicit payments from real estate developers.
The German lender will enter a deferred prosecution agreement to resolve charges stemming from its attempts to win business in places like China, according to a person familiar with the matter.
The judgment against Lai Xiaomin, the former chairman of Huarong Asset Management, follows a shift away from capital punishment for white collar crimes.
Philip Esformes was sentenced last year to 20 years for Medicare fraud. Then a well-connected organization supported by his family weighed in with the White House.
“Bag Man” reports on who knew what and when about Agnew’s years of corruption.
A billionaire from San Francisco sought clemency for a psychologist convicted of monetary crimes. The Republican donor Elliott Broidy and a lawyer for Jared Kushner were enlisted.
Heavily redacted court documents unsealed by a judge offered only scant clues to the potential scheme, and nothing directly tied the president to it.
An employee at a Coast Guard testing center entered false scores in exchange for bribes, federal prosecutors say.
The admission in federal court brought a formal end to a major investigation that resulted in a multibillion-dollar settlement between the drug maker and the government.
The charges against Alexander Sittenfeld, a mayoral hopeful, stunned local political leaders and reinforced what federal prosecutors have called a “culture of corruption” that has undermined trust in City Hall.
The secretary general of the governing African National Congress faces 21 charges including kickbacks and fraud, in a case likely to deepen divisions within the party.
As the U.S. retreats and peace talks stall, the Taliban have increasingly taken over Afghanistan’s highways, raising millions in unofficial taxes and strengthening their hand at the negotiating table.
The country’s Supreme Court upheld a 17-year sentence for Lee Myung-bak. He will be the second former leader of South Korea behind bars on corruption charges.
All told, Goldman will pay billions in penalties and disgorgement in Malaysia, the United States and Hong Kong for its role in the looting of the 1Malaysia Development Berhad fund.
Republic TV has torn down critics and bolstered the Indian government. Now it is under a criminal investigation.
As the Republican majority leader for 13 years, he was one of the “three men in a room” who decided things in Albany. Then came corruption charges and, ultimately, vindication.
Federal prosecutors say James W. Cahill and 10 others accepted more than $100,000 in bribes in return for using their influence to help employers who had hired nonunion labor.
The country’s worst industrial fire killed more than 260 people in 2012. Victims’ relatives said the real culprits had escaped justice.
Critics and outraged officials accused the Israeli prime minister, on trial for corruption, of exploiting a tragic episode to discredit his own law enforcement agencies.
Corruption allegations against past presidents have never led to prosecution. Will the latest claims about Enrique Peña Nieto lead to the first?
Corruption scandals in Ohio and Illinois reveal an unsavory underside to the politics of energy.
The House speaker was connected with a conspiracy to enact a $1.3 billion bailout of an energy company, the F.B.I. said.
Hospitals are increasingly soliciting donations from patients, and the patients don’t much like it, a new survey finds.
Illinois Speaker Michael J. Madigan has not been charged, but the governor, a fellow Democrat, said he must resign if the allegations are true.
Prosecutors said Todd and Diane Blake paid $250,000 to fraudulently gain their daughter’s admission to the University of Southern California as a volleyball recruit.
The Viceroy L’Ermitage Beverly Hills was owned by a fugitive financier involved in a $2.5 billion fraud. Interested? It’ll cost north of $100 million.
The pharmaceutical company spent more than $100 million on lavish meals, fishing junkets, golf outings, sporting events and speaker fees to influence doctors to prescribe its drugs, federal prosecutors said.
The judge, on trial for bribery in Iran and known as a notorious jailer of journalists, plunged six stories in what is being called an apparent suicide.
Mr. Jones, who was accused of embezzling $1 million, will cooperate with federal prosecutors who have been investigating corruption at the autoworkers union.
Lee Jae-yong said he would be the last of his family members to lead the South Korean corporate empire.
Kim Yong-hee has been staging sit-ins and hunger strikes at the top of an 82-foot-tall traffic camera tower overlooking the busiest intersection in Seoul — for more than 300 days and counting.
Unlike many others, he admitted his guilt in the global soccer corruption scandal and was awaiting sentencing.
Genaro García Luna once served in a presidential cabinet and as the head of Mexico’s equivalent of the F.B.I. He was indicted in New York on charges of taking bribes while in office.